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Third robbery in east Donegal

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THE PSNI detained two men in Strabane on Thursday night following a knife-point robbery just outside Lifford. The third robbery in the area in the past week.

A man, armed with a knife entered Gallagher’s Fuel Depot at Rossgier at around 7.30 pm on Thursday night and threatened a young male member of staff.

The robber then made off, on foot, with a small amount of money and is believed to have then got into a car before heading across the border.

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No one was injured and the PSNI arrested two men shortly after they crossed the border.

Gardai have appealed for anyone who saw anything in the Rossgier area between 7 pm and 8 pm on Thursday night to get in touch with them at 074 9161700.

Thursday night’s robbery was the third – Daly’s Filling Station in Lifford was robbed at knife-point on Tuesday evening and an assault and robbery at the home of the elderly Arthur sisters near Raphoe on Monday afternoon.

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